The Efma-Accenture Innovation in Insurance Awards have served as a catalyst for innovation in the insurance sector and have helped insurers develop better disruptive strategies. This global competition is a showcase of the most exciting and effective innovations that are taking advantage of emerging technologies and responding to the disruption and opportunities in insurance.


17,338Online votes received
since 2016
30Senior industry leaders acted as judges in 2019

weighing in on the best innovations

643 Institutions since 2016

Have participated in the awards

1158 Innovations since 2016

Have been submitted

  1. Idea collection: All insurers are encouraged to identify their most innovative initiatives and submit them here.
  2. Judging & voting: A rigorous and independent process ensures the credibility of the awards. This includes shortlisting by an Awards Committee; deliberations by a jury of industry professionals; and a broader online voting process.
  3. Awards ceremony: The best innovation in each category will be rewarded during a dedicated event. The 2019 event was held in Amsterdam on 24 June, where the winners presented their submissions. Learn more here

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Accenture is a leading global professional services company, providing a broad range of services and solutions in strategy, consulting, digital, technology and operations. Combining unmatched experience and specialized skills across more than 40 industries and all business functions—underpinned by the world’s largest delivery network—Accenture works at the intersection of business and technology to help clients improve their performance and create sustainable value for their stakeholders. With more than 411,000 people serving clients in more than 120 countries, Accenture drives innovation to improve the way the world works and lives.

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As a global not-for-profit organization, Efma brings together more than 3,300 retail financial services companies from over 130 countries. With a membership base consisting of almost a third of all largest retail banks worldwide, Efma has proven to be a valuable resource for the global industry, offering members exclusive access to a multitude of resources, databases, studies, articles, news feeds and publications. Efma also provides numerous networking opportunities through working groups, online communities, and international meetings.

“Insurance is extremely susceptible to future disruption. Innovation — and the ability to do so in a sustained manner and at scale — holds the key to future survival. These awards confirm that insurers across the globe have embraced the need to transform and we applaud this great work.”

Piercarlo Gera – Global Managing Director : Financial Services, Customer Insight & Growth – Accenture

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